Artist "Teppei Sasakura"
His works which give peace to the people have the atmosphere of the journey and the gentle light.
He has published more than 180 Prints, Work Books, Catalogue Raisonnes, DVDs, and so on.
In recent years, he held successful exhibition in Paris, Florence, and Beijing.
And he is introducing Japanese beautiful sceneries to overseas.
1954 Born in Hyogo Prefecture.
1977 Graduated from the Commercial Design Department of Musashino Art University.
After working as a graphic designer,
became illustrator under contract to an advertisement production company.
1980 Become freelance.
Made (over 200) illustrations principally for Morinaga & Co,Ltd. during a period of 10 years.
1987 Created illustrations of towns of the Romantic Highway in southern Germany for the
"Romantic Gallery” series in a monthly installment in The Mainichi Newspapers color edition.
1988 Created illustrations of towns in France for "Romantic Colored Streets" series
in a monthly installment in The Mainichi Newspapers color edition.
1990 Held his first solo exhibition at Spiral Gallery, Aoyama, Tokyo,
which he started to devote himself to producing works as an artist.
1991 Presented his first serigraph "Cadaques".
Submitted work in the Los Angeles Art Expo.
1992 Produced commemorative print "Utrecht" for Floriade / 1992 held in the Netherlands.
Submitted same works in the New York Art Expo.
1996 July, held major original art exhibition in Odakyu Department Store, Shinjuku.
1997 Presented CD-ROM "The Art of Teppei Sasakura", receiving favorable reviews.
1998 Produced "Wing of Heart" as the image art commemorating the completion of Fuji television Network /
Nippon Broadcasting Co.'s rebuilt head office building.
December, first museum solo exhibition at "Daimaru Museum Tokyo",
comprehensively showing all his works to date including those during his illustrator days.
2000 January, established Sasakura Teppei Office: Art terrace Inc. mainly dealing with print publishing.
October, publication of the book of paintings "Teppei Sasakura" by Kyuryudo.
2001 Work "Blessing" became official work of
I taly, Firenze, Japan Cultural and Economic Exchange Association.
Held major exhibitions of original arts in Tokyo and Osaka.
2002 September, publication of the catalogue raisonne "the Teppei Sasakura all prints collection 1991-2002"
(by Kyuryudo) which covered all the print works published until now.
November, presented DVD video "The Art World of Teppei Sasakura", receiving favorable reviews.
December, held major exhibitions of original arts at "Daimaru Museum Tokyo".
2004 April, publication of "the poem & art works of Teppei Sasakura. 〜In the Gentle Season〜"
May, held first foreign solo exhibition at Recanati in Italy.
2005 September, Held solo exhibition at Firenze in Italy.
2006 October, Held joint exhibition with Liu Chang Shun in Beijing, China.
2007 Submitted same works in the New York Art Expo.
2008 July, Held solo exhibition at Paris in France.
2010 July, publication of "Teppei Sasakura Europe, Travel Art Collection" by Kyuryudo.
2013 July, publication of the catalogue raisonne "the Teppei Sasakura all prints collection 2002-2013"
(by Kyuryudo) which covered all the print works published in 2002- 2013.
In addition, he has created over 180 print works since 1991 and has received favorable reviews,
and held solo exhibitions in the many famous department stores.